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Watch brave patients tell their stories of health problems; meet the doctors who saved their lives. Learn about new surgeries, treatments, medical innovations taking place at UVA Health.

Leslie Waller, who had a liver transplant, and husband Quincy
A Liver Transplant at 33: A Life-Changing Experience
Patient Stories, Videos 12/11/2015

Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a rare liver cancer that affects just one in one million people. But the odds weren’t in Leslie Waller’s favor. At 33, she was healthy and enjoying her job as a high school administrator. Then she began having horrible abdominal pains. [caption id="attachment_10985" align="alignright" width="300"] Leslie…

From NICU to College: One Girl’s Journey
Patient Stories, Videos 11/2/2015

As soon as she gave birth to her daughter, Michelle Tucker knew something was wrong. Just days after Savannah was born, she was airlifted to the University of Virginia Medical Center and underwent her first of many surgeries. Physicians told Michelle and her husband Michael that their newborn baby was…

Kathleen McManus, MD
Research Roundup, Oct. 2015: Heart Disease Risk for Teens video post
News & Events, Videos 10/30/2015

This month, researchers announced a new diagnostic test that can help physicians predict teenagers’ future risk of developing heart disease. Researchers also looked at the effects of weight-loss surgery, the heart’s reliance on blood sugar, how the Affordable Care Act benefited low-income HIV patients in Virginia and the number of…

breast cancer awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness Month at UVA
News & Events, Videos 10/2/2015

Most people recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But maybe it should be September in Charlottesville. Every Labor Day weekend, 3,500 women run or walk four miles to raise money for UVA breast cancer prevention services, including mammograms for uninsured and low-income women. Along the way, they hear about…

Dr. Nicole Deal
7 Quick Questions: Meet Hand Surgeon Dr. Nicole Deal
People of UVA, Videos 8/20/2015

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Nicole Deal, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at UVA. She specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center. 1. Why did you…

Michael needed a liver transplant. A living donor saved his life.
Living Liver Donation: A Father and Daughter’s Story
Patient Stories, Videos 7/30/2015

When Michael Cox was diagnosed with cryptogenic liver failure in the fall of 2010, his family was told he needed to be put on the waiting list — without a transplant, his life expectancy was less than five years. His daughter, Shana, was immediately tested to become a living liver…

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Throwback Thursday: Opening the Battle Building (Video)
News & Events, Videos 6/18/2015

One year ago this week, one of UVA's most colorful buildings officially opened for business. The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital brings pediatric primary care and dozens of pediatric specialties under one roof. We've got more to celebrate this year: The building was just recognized for sustainability with a…

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#MyHospital: Sharing How UVA Gives Back [VIDEO] video post
People of UVA, Videos 5/15/2015

“What does my hospital bring to the community?” Last week, the American Hospital Association encouraged hospitals to answer this question through videos and photos and share on social media. We talked to four Health System employees with vastly different jobs. Watch what they had to say.

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Dr. Winston Gwathmey video post
People of UVA, Videos 5/7/2015

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Winston Gwathmey, MD, specializes in sports medicine and hip arthroscopy. He is a team physician for UVA and James Madison athletics as well as several…

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